This is not the standard book about Mt. Everest. The story starts when the English Empire was at its height, and ends before the famous 1953 summit expedition.
In a futuristic society people are grown as nearly identical embryos & conditioned to remove strong desires. They take a drug called soma to keep them docile.
Daniel J. Boorstin was a historian specializing in both American and world history. Mr. Boorstin was the twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress.
When Eldon Quint is mistaken for his outlaw tween brother, his son gets killed in the crossfire. Eldon goes on a journey to bury his son, and avenge his death
Walnut Grove, MN made famous by Laura Ingalls inLittle House on the Prairie. The museum’s collections are in a series of interesting buildings
The novel has several twists which I thought were pretty clever. The ending leaves the reader, and Unit Four, in a philosophical conundrum.
W.Wilson Rawls (24 September, 1913 – 16 December, 1984) was an American author known for the children’s book Where the Red Fern Grows.
The book tells of a man who survived a mass suicide of cult he belonged to, only to be vilified by a documentary maker as the murder.
The House on the Rock in Spring Green, WI is a very strange and unusual place of an eccentric millionaire who collected EVERYTHING.
An Israeli novel about a woman who finds letters her late father left her from her birth, to his death, discovering a family saga from previous generations